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  • Maryland's Dominion Cove Point Terminal on the Chesapeake Bay became the second operating  U.S. liquefied natural gas export terminal in early 2018.
  • In 2017, Maryland’s only nuclear power plant, the Calvert Cliffs power station, accounted for 44% of the state's net electricity generation.
  • In 2017, renewable energy resources, including hydroelectric power and utility-scale solar photovoltaic generation, accounted for 10% of Maryland's total net electricity generation.
  • Baltimore is the nation’s second-largest coal exporting port after Norfolk, Virginia, and coal exports from Baltimore reached a record high in 2017. About one-fifth of U.S. coal exports left through the port.
  • Maryland's per capita petroleum consumption is ranked among the lowest 5 states, and nearly 9 out of every 10 barrels of petroleum used in the state are consumed by the transportation sector.

Last Updated: August 16, 2018

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